In January 2007, Avaaz was launched in the U.S. as a global online movement to bring like-minded people from all over the world together to combat major issues we face today. The civic organization strives to further the progress global activism on issues pertaining to human rights, climate control, government and corporate corruption, poverty, animals rights, war-torn countries and conflict among others. Avaaz was deemed one of the most powerful and largest online activist groups in the whole world. The organization currently has more than 45 million subscribers.
The activist network’s name means “voice” in Sankrit that was adopted by many other European and Middle Eastern languages. Avaaz’s overall objective is to organize and unite the citizens of world to create the idealistic world they strive for today. The community campaigns in over fifteen languages on six continents and they have thousands of active participants and volunteers worldwide. The group have participated in the protests during the Iranian presidential election in 2009. They setup special proxy servers so their activist could anonymously upload their videos of protest. Avaaz activists were the initiators of the “Defeat Donald Trump” slogan during the 2016 U.S presidential election.
Avaaz was co-founded by Ricken Patel, Tom Perrriello, Tom Pravda, David Madden, Eli Pariser, Andrea Woodhouse and Jeremy Heimans. The online site was founded by Res Publica and MoveOn.org, a non-profit public advocacy group based in the United States. Ricken Patel currently serves as the president and CEO for Avaaz. He graduated from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government with a Masters degree in Public Policy. Avaaz’s recent accomplishment was the campaign for the Paris Climate Accord. The members organized a mobilization network for the People’s Climate March despite opposition from a few government leaders and over 1.5 million people showed up to march the streets during 2014 and 2015.
Madison Street Capital has advised different Companies, and in January 2017 they were at it again. The company served as a financial advisor for the ARES Security Corporation in arranging the minority recapitalization that was provided by the Corbel Structured Equity Partners. The transaction was announced by the Chief Executive Officer of Madison, and it was carried out by the Director of the Company- Reginald McGaugh.
ARES Security headquartered in Vienna provides comprehensive security solutions for different companies. It helps to protect the world’s critical assets. They have safeguarded the government operated systems and the nuclear energy.
ARES Security is a high profile Company that offers quality technology solutions. Working with the Company will help improve the Madison Street Capital reputation across the world. The management at the ARES Security said that they were happy with the work that the Madison Company had done. They worked hard to find a financial partner and drafted a new capital structure.
ARES reiterated that working with the Corbel Equity Partners was the best decision as it will help to create equity value. The partnership will help the Corporation create new opportunities and increase its sales. Corbel Structured Equity, founded in 2013, provides non-capital investments.
About Madison Street Capital
Madison is an investment bank that delivers corporate financial advisory services to the both public and privately owned businesses. They understand the importance of time in corporate finance, and that is why they provide services on time. They have experience in matching the right buyers and sellers.
What do they do? They offer different services including:
- Raising capital
- Selling your Company
- Helping buy the business
- Offers strategic advice
- Provide different financial options
- Mergers and acquisitions
The team has partnered with the middle-market firms in various industries. They analyze the clients’ needs and establish the best match between the buyers and sellers. They also obtain appropriate financing.
Madison Company offers their services to both the low and middle-income businesses across the world, and they have been recognized for their efforts. They have received different awards: They won the Restructuring deal of the year in the 11th Annual Turnaround Awards in 2017 and the 10th annual awards in 2015. In 2016, they won different awards including the M&A Advisor Awards and the Emerging Leaders awards. Still, in 2015, they were honored by the NACVA’s 40 under forty Industry Mavericks Awards.
Sam Tabar is a graduate of Oxford University with an MA. Tabar is a licensed attorney who practices law in New York. He also has a Bachelors degree in Jurisprudence from the University of Oxford. Sam is the CFO of Awearable Apparel Inc. Sam is an excellent finance strategist. He is also an entrepreneur. He was recently made the Chief Operating Officer at FullCycle Energy Fund where he is also in charge of funds control
Sam is a former Capital Strategy Manager at Merrill Lynch. He has managed budget strategies for numerous financial institutions. Sam provided advice for fund managers to institutional investors at Merrill Lynch. He assisted in building office team work through consulting on operations. Sam also worked at PMA (Sparx Group) where he was the Deputy Manager of marketing. PMA is Asia’s top independent fund. He later went to work at the Bank of America.
Sam helped firms that he worked in to achieve their visions due to his extensive experience and strategies. Sam Tabar also offers assistance to individuals who need his services as a lawyer. In an interview, Sam speaks of how he was hard working at the school, putting his best foot forward to excel by studying for long hours and doing very “grueling “assignments.
Sam was in charge of hedge funds in two of his former positions. It is known that hedge funds contain lots of money. Being in charge of such funds can be tricky, but Sam was able to manage everything well with no significant difficulties. This made him gain more respect and popularity as a financial strategist.
Sam began his law career as an associate with Skadden, Arps, Slater, meager, and Flom LLP. All of these firms are located in New York. Sam says that the positions he served in different companies made him grow and extend his career. They made him gain experience. Sam says that one has to use the financial strategies they know to be able to become an outstanding financial strategist. Sam Fluently speaks Japanese, English, and French.